irrepressible


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ir·re·press·i·ble

 (ĭr′ĭ-prĕs′ə-bəl)
adj.
Difficult or impossible to control or restrain: irrepressible laughter.

ir′re·press′i·bil′i·ty, ir′re·press′i·ble·ness n.
ir′re·press′i·bly adv.

irrepressible

(ˌɪrɪˈprɛsəbəl)
adj
not capable of being repressed, controlled, or restrained
ˌirreˌpressiˈbility, ˌirreˈpressibleness n
ˌirreˈpressibly adv

ir•re•press•i•ble

(ˌɪr ɪˈprɛs ə bəl)

adj.
incapable of being repressed or restrained; uncontrollable: irrepressible laughter.
[1805–15]
ir`re•press`i•bil′i•ty, ir`re•press′i•ble•ness, n.
ir`re•press′i•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.irrepressible - impossible to repress or controlirrepressible - impossible to repress or control; "an irrepressible chatterbox"; "uncontrollable laughter"
uncontrolled - not being under control; out of control; "the greatest uncontrolled health problem is AIDS"; "uncontrolled growth"

irrepressible

Translations
لا يُمْكِن قَهْرُه
nepotlačitelný
ukuelig
elfojthatatlan
sem ekkert fær haldiî niîri
nevaldāms
nepotlačiteľnýneskrotný
bastırılamaz

irrepressible

[ˌɪrɪˈpresəbl] ADJ [person] → irrefrenable; [high spirits, laughter, urge] → incontenible, irreprimible

irrepressible

[ˌɪrɪˈprɛsɪbəl] adj [mirth, exuberance] → irrépressible

irrepressible

adj urge, curiosity, energy, spiritunbezähmbar; optimism, sense of humourunerschütterlich, unverwüstlich; personnicht kleinzukriegen; childsonnig; delightunbändig; his irrepressible high spiritssein sonniges Gemüt; the irrepressible SusanSusan, die sich nicht unterkriegen lässt

irrepressible

[ˌɪrɪˈprɛsəbl] adjirrefrenabile

irrepressible

(iriˈpresəbl) adjective
not able to be subdued; very cheerful.
References in classic literature ?
cried the irrepressible woman, calling me by my name, as usual; "nothing like so near as you think
As they were entering it, the wicked one, who is the author of all mischief, and the boys who are wickeder than the wicked one, contrived that a couple of these audacious irrepressible urchins should force their way through the crowd, and lifting up, one of them Dapple's tail and the other Rocinante's, insert a bunch of furze under each.
The Irrepressible lowered her eyes to Bella's dress, and stooped to look at it, exclaiming again: 'Why, Bella
By a judicious use of this Law of Nature, the Polygons and Circles are almost always able to stifle sedition in its very cradle, taking advantage of the irrepressible and boundless hopefulness of the human mind.
It was only his apprenticed boys whose irrepressible spirits were not affected by the solemn and respectable mediocrity of that artist.
Tulliver who had hastened this catastrophe, entirely through that irrepressible hopefulness of hers which led her to expect that similar causes may at any time produce different results.
There seemed nothing humorous about this reply, which was merely the statement of a fact, but an irrepressible titter ran through the school.
She had started with an irrepressible shudder, as if the stroke of the bell had fallen directly on her heart; then, recovering herself, while her attendants were yet in dismay, she took the lead, and paced calmly up the aisle.
she cried, with an irrepressible outbreak of disgust.
His was an involuntary confidence, an irrepressible effusion to a soothing friend--not an application to a parent.
The little multitude await the word of dismissal with almost irrepressible impatience.
I fancied myself at Berlin, Unter den Linden, and I reflected that, having taken the serious step of visiting the head-quarters of the Gallic genius, I should try and project myself; as much as possible, into the circumstances which are in part the consequence and in part the cause of its irrepressible activity.